A witty statesman said, you might prove anything by figures.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
I don't like to talk much with people who always agree with me. It is...
Worship is transcendent wonder.
Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacle s, discouragement s, and impossibilities: It...
Men are to be guided only by their self-interests. Good government is a good balancing...
No violent extreme endures.
Old age is not a matter for sorrow. It is matter for thanks if we...
Democracy is, by the nature of it, a self-cancelling business: and gives in the long...
In idleness there is a perpetual despair
Conviction never so excellent, is worthless until it coverts itself into conduct.
Let each become all that he was created capable of being.
The spiritual is the parent of the practical.
When new turns of behavior cease to appear in the life of the individual, its...
Every noble work is at first impossible.
The courage we desire and prize is not the courage to die decently, but to...
Imagination is a poor matter when it has to part company with understanding.
Long stormy spring-time, wet contentious April, winter chilling the lap of very May; but at...
Every day that is born into the world comes like a burst of music and...
I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.
Ambition should be made of sterner stuff.
The truth is an ambition which is beyond us.
Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need